Laurie Lynch Flick is a partner in the law firm's Communications practice and member of the firm’s Social Media & Games; Privacy, Data Security & Information Use; and Crisis Management focus teams. Ms. Lynch Flick represents social media and game companies, commercial and noncommercial broadcasters, content providers, and advertisers with respect to a wide range of regulatory compliance and content issues implicated by their electronic and digital media activities.
Ms. Lynch Flick counsels clients on such diverse topics as the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA); the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Endorsement Guidelines, and Do Not Call/Do Not Fax/Do Not Email requirements arising under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act, and similar state and federal laws. She advises advertisers and social media and game companies on key issues relating to contests, promotions, sweepstakes and the use of “gambling-like” mechanics within social and online games. Before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and federal courts, Ms. Lynch Flick has advocated extensively for clients in connection with communications licensing, rulemaking and enforcement proceedings, ever-changing regulatory obligations of broadcasters, and the impact of the National Broadband Plan on various industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lynch Flick was a partner in the Washington, DC communications firm of Fisher Wayland Cooper Leader & Zaragoza, which merged with Shaw Pittman in April 2000. She is fluent in Spanish, and is experienced in Spanish-language advertising and programming issues through her representation of the nation's largest Spanish-language broadcasters.
Ms. Lynch Flick is a regular contributor to CommLawCenter.com, Pillsbury's one-stop resource center covering a wide array of communications law matters.
American Bar Association; Federal Communications Bar Association
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit